Hobson's Choice

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH JULY 2014

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Mon-Sat 7.45pm; Thurs and Sat matinees 2.15pm
 
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£25-45. Premium ticket package (inc programme and glass of wine) £55
 

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Hobson's ChoiceCobbler Henry Horatio Hobson has three daughters, all of whom he takes for granted, forcing them to work in his shop unpaid. When the oldest and plainest, Maggie, takes the initiative of marrying his best bootmaker, Willie Mossop, and setting up a rival business, Hobson gets his comeuppance, and the girls get their own back. Set in 1880s Salford, Harold Brighouse's play Hobson's Choice is directed for the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre by Nadia Fall.

 

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Underground Stations

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Regent's Park Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Euro Car Parks
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Regent's Park
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  34% off
108 Baker Street, W1U | 11 minutes from Hobson's Choice
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The Seagull
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th June to 11th July 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 | Same location as Hobson's Choice
The second production of the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2015 season, The Seagull begins with guests gathering at a country house to see an avant-garde ...More
 
 
 
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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th July to 29th August 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 | Same location as Hobson's Choice
The swashbuckling musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, originally a 1954 Hollywood film, comes to the Open Air Theatre this summer. Expect big production numbers with ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th May to 14th June 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 | Same location as Hobson's Choice
The re-discovered original play about the adventures of the boy who wouldn't grow up, written by J M Barrie and directed by Timothy Sheader and Liam ...More
 
 
 
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Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | Same location as Hobson's Choice
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Hobson's Choice
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 11 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
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St Marylebone Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Designed by the Bank of England architect Sir John Soane, the Holy Trinity Church, St Marylebone, was built in a Grecian style with a tower which ... More
 
 
 
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Madame Tussauds
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Hobson's Choice
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures (not ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Place Plaza
London > Attractions >
350 Euston Road, NW1 | 9 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Regent's Place Plaza is at the heart of Regent's Place, a 13 acre site in London's West End that accommodates close to 12,000 workers and residents. ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Hobson's Choice
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Cabbages and Frocks Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Marylebone Parish Church Grounds, Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Every Saturday a welcome addition comes to Marylebone, making a weekend stroll up the pretty high street an even more attractive proposition. On Saturdays the Cabbages ... More
 
 
 
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La Patisserie des Reves
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
43 Marylebone High Street, W1U | 9 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Renowned pastry chef Philippe Conticini brings his pastry perfection from Paris to London with La Patisserie des Reves in Marylebone. French patisseries are beautifully presented under ... More
 
 
 
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Bonpoint
London > Shopping > Children's clothes
52-54 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U5HR | 9 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Gorgeous french children's clothes shops originally established in 1975 with attention to chic design, unusual materials (with many Liberty fabric pieces)and elegant cuts with flair. Also ... More
 
 
 
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The Garden Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Hobson's Choice
No amount of good design can hide The Garden Cafe's origins as a 1960s Little Chef concession. They've done the best they can, however, and it's ... More
 
 
 
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Queen's Head & Artichoke
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 - 32 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Located in a 16th-century coaching inn, this sweet little gastropub offers diners the choice of just nibbling on a little tapas, or going for a full ... More
 
 
 
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L' Albufera
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
MeliĆ” White House Hotel, Albany Street, NW1 | 7 minutes from Hobson's Choice
In an era when eating in London seems to be all about wacky ingredients, flashy decor and crazy gimmicks, this wonderfully refined comtemporary Spanish restaurant came ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from Hobson's Choice
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 15 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 15 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, Storeyard ( Inner Circle), Regent's Park, London NW1 | Same location as Hobson's Choice
Elegant park designed by John Nash. Another of London’s spectacular John Nash creations, Regent’s Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Hobson's Choice
This tennis centre, located on the western side of Regent’s Park in the heart of London, is a real gem of a place to dust off ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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Lowdown at the Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Lowdown at the Albany, 240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Hobson's Choice
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Swan & Edgar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Linhope Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Literary lovers will feel very much at home at the Swan & Edgar, Marylebone's boozer with a bookish theme. Not only is the bar made up ... More
 
 
 
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The Lucky Pig
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, W1W | 12 minutes from Hobson's Choice
Elusive location? Check. Mismatched furniture? Check. Random antiques used for decoration? Check. And finally: an extensive cocktail list? Check. The Lucky Pig has all the elements ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, W1T | 13 minutes from Hobson's Choice
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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El Parador
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
245 Eversholt Street, NW1 | 13 minutes from Hobson's Choice
The wine spills as the conversation flows. You’d feel like you were drinking in a bar on a steep hillside in Granada, but you’d be hard ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hobson's Choice.
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 13 minutes from Hobson's Choice
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 14 minutes from Hobson's Choice
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 15 minutes from Hobson's Choice
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park events

 
J.M. Barrie's Peter PanJ.M. Barrie's Peter PanJ.M. Barrie's Peter PanThe re-discovered original play about the adventures of the boy who wouldn't grow up, written by J M Barrie and directed by Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel, opens the 2015 Regent's Park Open Air Theatre season on 15th May 2015. "I ran away the day I was born," Peter tells Wendy, "cause I heard Father and Mother talking of what I was to be when I bec15th May 2015Sunday 14th June 2015 Where:
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park,   Inner Circle  Regent's Park    NW1 4NR
Category: event

event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  15th May to 14th June 2015
VENUE  Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 
The re-discovered original play about the adventures of the boy who wouldn't grow up, written by J M Barrie and directed by Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel, opens the 2015 Regent's Park Open Air Theatre season on 15th May 2015. "I ran away the day I was born," Peter tells Wendy, "cause I heard Father and Mother talking of what I was to be when I bec... More about this event
 
Open Air TheatreOpen Air TheatreOpen Air TheatreA visit to the magical Regent's Park Open Air Theatre really is an essential part of spending summer in London, and this season's programme opens with Peter Pan with J.M. Barrie's original stage play launching the 2015 season on 15th May 2015. This will be followed by The Seagull (19th June until 11th July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (from15th May 2015Saturday 12th September 2015 Where:
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park,   Inner Circle  Regent's Park    NW1 4NR
Category: event
 

event > Theatre
DATES  15th May to 12th September 2015
VENUE  Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 
A visit to the magical Regent's Park Open Air Theatre really is an essential part of spending summer in London, and this season's programme opens with Peter Pan with J.M. Barrie's original stage play launching the 2015 season on 15th May 2015. This will be followed by The Seagull (19th June until 11th July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (from... More about this event
 
The SeagullThe SeagullThe second production of the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2015 season, The Seagull begins with guests gathering at a country house to see an avant-garde play and artistic temperaments lead to a more entertaining tableau behind the curtains. Torben Betts' new version of Anton Chekhov's drama is directed by Matthew Dunster who previously directed '19th June 2015Saturday 11th July 2015 Where:
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park,   Inner Circle  Regent's Park    NW1 4NR
Category: event

event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  19th June to 11th July 2015
VENUE  Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 
The second production of the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2015 season, The Seagull begins with guests gathering at a country house to see an avant-garde play and artistic temperaments lead to a more entertaining tableau behind the curtains. Torben Betts' new version of Anton Chekhov's drama is directed by Matthew Dunster who previously directed '... More about this event
Seven Brides for Seven BrothersSeven Brides for Seven BrothersSeven Brides for Seven BrothersThe swashbuckling musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, originally a 1954 Hollywood film, comes to the Open Air Theatre this summer. Expect big production numbers with music by Gene De Paul and lyrics by Johnny Mercer and songs like 'Bless Your Beautiful Hide', and the acrobatic 'Barn Dance', a highlight of the original movie. This open air stag16th July 2015Saturday 29th August 2015 Where:
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park,   Inner Circle  Regent's Park    NW1 4NR
Category: event

event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  16th July to 29th August 2015
VENUE  Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 
The swashbuckling musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, originally a 1954 Hollywood film, comes to the Open Air Theatre this summer. Expect big production numbers with music by Gene De Paul and lyrics by Johnny Mercer and songs like 'Bless Your Beautiful Hide', and the acrobatic 'Barn Dance', a highlight of the original movie. This open air stag... More about this event
 
William Golding's Lord Of The FliesWilliam Golding's Lord Of The FliesNigel Williams' adaptation of the William Golding novel, is directed by Timothy Sheader.3rd September 2015Saturday 12th September 2015 Where:
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park,   Inner Circle  Regent's Park    NW1 4NR
Category: event
 
William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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Twentieth Century Contrasts
Concerts | On 3rd March 2015 

Royal Academy Of Music 6 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Alexandra Vaduva, piano, Julia Pusker, violin and Matthew Scott, clarinet, perform Bartok's Contrasts, Milhaud's Suite For Clarinet, Violin And Piano ...More

Piano Masterclass: Imogen Cooper CBE
Exhibitions | On 3rd March 2015 

Royal Academy Of Music 6 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

With Imogen Cooper CBE, internationally renowned pianist....More

Piano Masterclass: Imogen Cooper CBE
Exhibitions | On 3rd March 2015 

Royal Academy Of Music 6 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

An opportunity to take part in a piano masterclass....More

War Music: Notes From The First World War
War Music: Notes From The First World War
Exhibitions | Until 21st March 2015 

Royal Academy Of Music 6 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

War Music at the Royal Academy of Music will look at the role of music in the First World War ...More

 
Clarinet Masterclass: Robert Plane
Exhibitions | On 3rd March 2015 

Royal Academy Of Music 6 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Discover more about playing the clarinet with the Academy alumnus....More

Sapphire's Push
Theatre | Until 14th March 2015 

The New Diorama Theatre 8 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

The first UK stage adaptation of American author Sapphire's debut novel, which was made into feature film Precious, tells the ...More

A Double-Bill: Push And Citizen Puppet
Theatre | Until 14th March 2015 

The New Diorama Theatre 8 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Quiconque, Scarlet Theatre and Blind Summit present a stage adaptation of Sapphire's novel PUSH, and Citizen Puppet, a work-in-progress political ...More

Citizen Puppet
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Theatre | Until 14th March 2015 

The New Diorama Theatre 8 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Blind Summit's election-themed Citizen Puppet is a verbatim puppet experiment looking at the lives of people on the political fringe ...More

 
Malcolm Daniels: What Is Destiny Learning': Talk
Exhibitions | On 3rd March 2015 

Rudolf Steiner House 9 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

The workshop facilitator discusses the learning path related to the events of our own destiny....More

Mackintosh Architecture
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Exhibitions | Until 23rd May 2015 

RIBA Gallery 11 minutes walk from Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

A detailed portrait of the great Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh is put together at the RIBA Gallery this spring, ...More

 
 
 
 
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